e-mail: susan.parnell@uct.ac.za

International Advisory Group: Member

Institution: University of Cape Town (Geography and African Centre for Cities)

Interest and/or practice of interdisciplinarity: 

Susan Parnell is Professor of Urban Geography and co-founder of the African Centre for Cities at the University of Cape Town. She has held previous academic positions at Wits University and the School of Oriental and African Studies as well as visiting research fellowships from LSE, Oxford, Durham and the British Academy. She was a Leverhulme Visiting Professor at UCL and is currently Emeka Anyaoku Visiting Chair, University of London. Recent co-edited books include Climate at a City Scale, A Routledge Handbook of Cities of the Global South and Africa’s Urban Revolution.